Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
at johns hopkins university. his guest was a leader on this issue. mayor michael bloomberg of new york who pointed out this is one of the things we talked to congresswoman rosa delauro about. the lack -- the inability of the cdc because of legal restrictions, placed by congress, their inability to even do any research on the impacts of gun violence. here's mayor bloomberg. >> nih spends $21 million annually researching headaches but it spends less than $1 million on all of the gun deaths that happen every year. if that doesn't give you a headache, it should. >> bill: yeah. good for bloomberg. so ridiculous. and rosa delauro has introduced legislation to lift that restriction. >> it is nice to see some of the politicians now take it seriously. you have to give credit to michael bloomberg. he's been on top of this for a long long time. >> bill: he really has. meanwhile, the nra is just -- it is just making things worse right? they come out, as we discussed at the top of the hour, with randi weingarten coming out with an absurd proposal to arm every teacher in america as if that's the answer.
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
the super bowl is going to be next year. michael bloomberg, mayor announced it yesterday. >> february 2nd, 2014, mark it down. super bowl 48 at met life stadium and in the week before, hundreds of thousands of fans from across the country and around the globe will converge on new york city. >> the stadium is in new jersey but they will be in new york city. they will. there are not hotels in northern new jersey. so they will bugs them over. >> an interesting pick. >> it is but it could be icy cold. >> there is a reason. bill seriously. do you think that could impact the game? >> absolutely. >> but it's football. >> yeah. i get it. it is football, but there is a reason -- i think they have held it in norse and miami because you go and get decent weather. detroit, indianapolis. they don't like it to be a mess bill what happens to the big apple? >> as everyone knows, new york % is the big apple and 12 months from now, it will be the big pigskin as well. bill i think he is trying a little too hard. a little too hard. yeah. >> not for everybody. bill bill t
Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
, good morning everyone. mayor michael bloomberg's anti-gun group has a new ad out today. it is an emotional spot mentioning the sandy hook massacre and featuring roxanna green, a mother of one of the victims killed during the tucson shooting two years ago. here's a look. >> my 9-year-old dur was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> that's part of the demand a plan campaign paid for by bloomberg's group, mayors against illegal guns. it is set to start airing in tucson just after 10:00 a.m. that's the same time of the shooting that nearly killed former rep gabby giffords. it will air in denver, milwaukee, and roanoke. >>> meanwhile a california democrat is planning a set of rare town hall meetings to discuss gun violence this week. rep mike thompson is the leader of the house democratic task force formed in the wake of the newtown connecticut shooting. he is hosting three gun violence prevention forums in northern california where he will enlist experts from law enfor
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
mayor michael bloomberg and nearly one million people have signed the demand a plan petition calling on obama and congress to outline a course of action to end gun violence. more "bill press show" is up live after the break. stay with us. right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the nra not happy with their meeting with joe biden. good! we do not want the nra to be happy! what do you say? hello, everybody. it is finally friday! >> alleluia! >> bill: oh man friday, january 11th. >> alleluia. >> bill: are we glad to see this friday come? every friday we're glad to see. >> alleluia! >> bi